According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. economy added 88,000 jobs in March. The unemployment rate is 7.6 percent. Both these numbers are adjusted for ordinary seasonal trends. This appears to be a weak report, indicating continued economic…
Last night I made my way to the Savannah Music Festival’s classical program “Triumphant Strings” at Trinity United Methodist Church in part to hear the premiere of a commissioned piece by young composer Charlotte Bray. But, as festival director Rob…
I hope that those who thought that the widespread opposition to Small-Toney was due only to racism and/or sexism are paying close attention to the support that Cutter has won in recent months.
I really don’t see how we get through this political dysfunction until a much larger percentage of voters understands that there simply isn’t money to address the very real transportation needs that we face.
The lineup for Lollapalooza, slated for August 2-4 in Chicago’s Grant Park, was released earlier today.
Headliners include The Cure, Mumford & Sons, The Killers, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix, The Postal Service, Vampire Weekend, New Order, Queens of the Stone Age, The National, and The Lumineers.
There are a fair number of acts that have played Savannah in recent years, and it’s also worth noting that Baroness will be playing Lollapalooza.
From an incredibly entertaining piece at Slate, Boston police catfishing indie rockers: Cops pose as punks on the Internet: A recently passed nuisance control ordinance has spurred a citywide crackdown on house shows—concerts played in private homes, rather than in…
Human beings have often grabbed onto the idea that we’re living in exceptional times, that we’re living on the verge of the end of the world. I think that apocalyptic impulse has risen with the economic frights of the last few years.
And I agree with Stockman on some of his points, including that the stock market is being propped up by Fed policy. But I don’t see any sign of the economy unraveling as Stockman seems to believe so fervently.